BEST WESTERN PLUS Yosemite Way Station Motel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews BEST WESTERN PLUS Yosemite Way Station Motel Mariposa
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... for bears, however none appeared on the way in - there was quite a bit of visible fire damage however, from the recent bushfires. Eventually we made it to Yosemite Village, after stopping to take some photos of El Capitan - the biggest granite monolith in the world, rising more than 3,000 ft from the valley floor. We turned a corner and it was simply there before us, reaching into the sky - an absolute marvel. This is apparently a ...
... ready for the long hike we had planned for the day. We had researched the hikes in Yosemite and had picked out The Mist trail as one which could not be missed. We had also had recommendations from our friends at home, as well as the friendly locals we met last night. So, reading the description of the "moderate to difficult 8.5 mile hike" and optimistically focusing in the modeswte over the difficult, we were struck by the lists of vistas we could expect to see. ...
... Glacier Point at sun down to see Half Dome and Vernon and Nevada Falls, the waterfalls we hiked up last time we were in Yosemite 8 years ago.
The following day we were back on the road again, but not before one last BBQ, this time at the base of El Capitan. Jenn prepared the Harris clan a real all-American treat: chilli-cheese dogs and smores. Needless to say they both went down a treat and did a good job filling up the weary travellers for their drive to coastal Big ...
... gift shop we purchased Yosemite NP tee shirts and a Christmas ornament, then headed to our room to take off our shoes and relax with a glass of wine. Sitting on the patio we enjoyed watching the ground squirrels who had a burrow nearby. I put a couple of almonds at the hole and watched. When they had disappeared a while later we thought the squirrel had taken them but when I threw another out, suddenly a Steller's ...
... growing evermore anxious to get off the spire. The clouds still looked threatening and he was now by himself on the narrow spire. So I repositioned, took a deep breath, and grunted my way across the line. Soon, I fell into a rhythm: push up the right jumar, then step in the aider and simultaneously push up the second. Then repeat and count to 20, counting for each movement. Then ...